You probably didn’t reach adulthood without learning a thing or two about stains and how to remove them. And sadly, one of the world’s most perfect foods — chocolate — is also one of the most difficult stains to remove. Why? Because with chocolate, you simply can’t use the usual stain removal methods (which usually begin by dabbing or rubbing). In fact, treating a chocolate stain the traditional way will usually make the situation worse. Here’s how you should really go about removing that chocolate stain.
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DO NOT immediately flush the chocolate stain or rub it with water or soap. You’ll most likely end up spreading the chocolate around. Instead, begin by scraping as much of the chocolate off as you can, using a butter knife or business card.